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NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula in bi-colour

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Observer
Dave Smith
Time of observation
25/09/2016 - 12:43
Object
NGC 6888
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dwgsmith's picture

I was pleased to also capture the elusive soap bubble nebula at bottom left of the image.

Dr Ollie Garrett's picture

A splendid image. Can you provide details of the equipment and exposures used to create it?

dwgsmith's picture

This image was taken on the nights of 26,28 September and 2nd and 10th of October 2016 through my Megrez 90 refractor with 0.8x focal reducer and Atik 460EX CCD camera with Astrodon 3nm filters. It consists of 50 x 600s in OIII and 33 x 600s in Ha. The soap bubble was not visible in any of the subs, only when stacked and processed.

Dave

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